​Superintendent Search

The Board of Education ("Board") is conducting a search for a Superintendent.



The position for Superintendent has been posted and is available here:  http://rayassoc.com/job-details.php?ID=371.  The deadline for the submittal of all application material is April 6, 2017.  (March 14, 2017)


The Search Committee issued a press release regarding former Board Member Darrel Galera's public statement withdrawing his intent to apply for the Superintendent position.  The press release can be viewed here.  The position will be posted on this website tomorrow.  (March 13, 2017)

Delay of Search Process

The Search Committee is delaying the search process while evaluating the current situation and working to resolve issues surrounding Harold K.L. Castle Foundation's financial support of the Superintendent search process.  As part of this, the position will not be posted today as originally anticipated under the search timeline.  We appreciate the support of the foundation and are hopeful that the issues can be resolved and the foundation can continue its support of a fair and transparent search for the Superintendent. (March 10, 2017)

Superintendent Job Description

At its March 7, 2017 meeting, the Board approved a job description for the Superintendent position.  The job description is available here.  The Board also approved a set of characteristics that it will look for in a Superintendent.  This set of characteristics was developed based on data received via a public survey that was conducted in February and is available here.  (March 9, 2017)

Superintendent Search Process Remains Open and Transparent

The Board's Search Committee issued a statement in regards to Darrel Galera's resignation and the Superintendent search process.  The press release and statement can be viewed here.  (March 7, 2017)

Superintendent Characteristics Survey Closed

The survey closed on February 27, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.  Thank you to everyone that participated in the survey.  The results will be discussed at the Board's March 7, 2017 General Business Meeting  (February 27, 2017)

Superintendent Characteristics Survey

The Board wants to know what you think are the most important characteristics for a Superintendent.  Access the survey here.  The survey will be open until February 27, 2017, 8:00 a.m.  (February 6, 2017)

Advisory Group Established

The search process allows for the Search Committee to identify individuals to serve on an Advisory Group to assist the Search Committee with the identification of final candidates.  The Search Committee has identified the individuals and groups that they represent and will update the Board at its January 10, 2017 general business meeting.  (January 7, 2017)

​Search Process Adopted and Search Committee Formed

On December 20, 2016, the Board adopted the search process recommended by its Search Process Committee.  The search process is described in this memorandum.  The Board also established a Search Committee to conduct the search process.  The members of the Search Committee are Board Chairperson Lance Mizumoto and Board Members Patricia Bergin and Kenneth Uemura.  (December 21, 2016)

Search Timeline

March 7, 2017 Board adopts Superintendent Characteristics and Job Description.
March 10, 2017Position posted.
April 6, 2017Deadline for all application materials.
Mid-April, 2017Search Committee interviews no more than 10 candidates and Advisory Group and Students participate in interviews virtually (1st round).
April 26, 2017Search Committee presents Final Candidates in report to the Board at Board Meeting.
Late April – Early May, 2017Final Candidates meet with stakeholders.
May 11, 2017

Board interviews Final Candidates (2nd round) and selects Finalist.**

**Name of Finalist will not be announced until the Finalist is under contract.

Superintendent Search 2017